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Monique Keiran: After 150 years of pollution, harbours slowly becoming safe again

Monique Keiran: After 150 years of pollution, harbours slowly becoming safe again

There is still work to be done to eliminate pollution from long-ago garbage dumping, chemical and fuel spills, draining of industrial waste and crappy residential sewage and stormwater systems
Charla Huber: Malnutrition in residential schools linked to diabetes in Indigenous people

Charla Huber: Malnutrition in residential schools linked to diabetes in Indigenous people

Residential schools and the ongoing repercussions of them are a tragedy and represent injustice in our country
Our Community: Historic Central Saanich farm feeds most vulnerable

Our Community: Historic Central Saanich farm feeds most vulnerable

Geoff Johnson: The best school boards understand that student learning is job one

Geoff Johnson: The best school boards understand that student learning is job one

Wannabe school trustees should know that effective school boards are accountability driven, spending less time on operational issues and more time focused on policies to improve student achievement
Trevor Hancock: Community safety is a wicked problem with no simple solutions

Trevor Hancock: Community safety is a wicked problem with no simple solutions

Calling for the defunding of the police is an approach that is just as mistaken as calls for more policing
Plan to create vast B.C. network of protected ocean opens to public

Plan to create vast B.C. network of protected ocean opens to public

The marine protected area network would stretch from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the Alaskan border. But first, it must pass a public engagement phase.
Monique Keiran: Lizard's demise shines light on bigger picture

Monique Keiran: Lizard's demise shines light on bigger picture

A recent study said invasive reptiles and amphibians cost the global economy more than $17 billion US between 1986 and 2020
Charla Huber: Fall brings pumpkin spice and election announcements

Charla Huber: Fall brings pumpkin spice and election announcements

In the next week or so, we’ll be inundated with announcements and candidates’ names posted throughout the region’s 13 municipalities
A tribute to the Queen in photos: Her visits to Vancouver Island

A tribute to the Queen in photos: Her visits to Vancouver Island

Our Community: View Royal farm celebrates 100 years, Grandmothers for Africa arrive at Mile Zero

Our Community: View Royal farm celebrates 100 years, Grandmothers for Africa arrive at Mile Zero

The Pollack family, which began farming in View Royal in 1921, has received a Century Farm Award from the province